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The Five Most Underrated Aspects of Wilmington College

As students who attend a small college, it is easy to forget all the good qualities we fell in love with in the beginning. 5.) The Beauty of the Campus Wilmington maintains a beautiful campus that we sometimes take for granted. We don’t notice the grass isn’t cut until it scratches our ankles as we’re taking a shortcut to class. Professor Allen Beatty reminds everyone what a beautiful campus we have by continually posting pictures on the app (Thanks Allen for making sure we all appreciate the beauty). As sophomore,…

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WC Drag Show and the Quaker Value of Equality

Wilmington College (WC) SPECTRA will be hosting their bi-annual Drag SPECTRAcular on Wednesday, October 18 at 9:09 in the Top. This semester there will be between 5 to 7 Queens, including 4 returning Queens: Eris Grey, Cherry Poppins, Roxy Nikole, and Anita Coxxx. Students can expect a night of fun, amazing music, topical humor, and for the boundaries to be pushed. WC Professor and Spectra Advisor, Bonnie Erwin said, “Drag is important to SPECTRA because of the role that this kind of performance played in early Pride movements, but it’s…

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The Unacknowledged Transition, Freshman to Sophomore Year

Freshman year may seem like a breeze with introduction classes and financial support through those scholarships you received in high school. However, when sophomore year rolls around, as a student you can feel lost – and extra stressed. Sophomore Kennedy Horn said, “After my freshman year I realized it was time to buckle down and start focusing on getting on track for vet school after graduation.” As classes get harder, you may have to find ways to manage your time better with all the requirements for classes, work, studying, and…

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Diversity In Action, a Club of 1000+ Members

Diversity in Action (DNA) is a discussion group at Wilmington College for all students, who want their voice heard. The first discussion will be entitled “Respecting America: Where are we?” Chip Murdock, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, explained, “In mind, we have 1000+ members; they just don’t realize that they’re part of the group.” DNA is not a club that has set specific meeting times; rather the group meets as certain issues arise. The point of the meeting is to be as informal and inviting as possible so that students…

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Veterinarians of Tomorrow Looking to Increase Membership

Veterinarians of Tomorrow (VOT) is a club at Wilmington College for students interested in and have a love of animals, and their first meeting will be on September 27 at 7 pm in the Student Lounge in the library. The club currently has about five active members but is in the process of acquirement. Students do not have to be pre-vet to join. Chelsea Argo said, “[At meetings] we mainly just talk about what we have planned thus far for the semester. We will be discussing possible events for this…

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E-Tutoring Available to Benefit Students’ Busy Schedules

Wilmington College (WC) has been offering e-tutoring since February of 2017 to benefit students with busy schedules. If students are interested in signing up for e-tutoring they can visit www.etutoring.org and login in using the following information: the students’ college email address and password WCeTut0r. “The advantages of e-tutoring is 24/7 access, ability to get feedback within 48 hours, including weekends, and the level of training is equal to what the assistants at WC go through.” Student Resource Center Manager Brook Edwards said, “The advantages of e-tutoring is 24/7 access,…

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Ohio Day-Cations

10.) Ohio Caverns Ohio Caverns is located in West Liberty, Ohio. It is one and a half hours away from campus. Here you can enjoy guided tours of one of Ohio’s most beautiful areas (even though it is underground). It is a great place to picnic and enjoy time with your family. Plus, the cavern is 54 degrees all year around so you enjoy a cool hour underground. 9.) Cedar Point Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, Ohio. This awesome amusement park is about three hours away from campus. It…

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Horsemen’s Association Improves Equine Program for WC

The Wilmington College (WC) Horsemen’s Association is an on-campus organization that tries to educate members about the equine industry. Horsemen’s Association is a club that goes to horse related events in the surrounding area, and also puts on events for members. The club was formed for people who want to participate in equine related events, without being on the equestrian team. President of the Horsemen’s Association, Brianna Akam said, “We try and learn more about the different industries and also help out our own equine program.  People don’t have to…

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New Club On Campus: The Wilmington College Film Club

Marissa Johnson, a freshman at Wilmington College has started a club on campus, Film Club. The club’s purpose is to promote the school in a positive light using video. Marissa wants people who join the club to truly enjoy creating something for the school. The club plans on making not only academic videos but also videos that will be entertaining for the campus to enjoy. Johnson said, “The people who will be watching the videos will truly see Wilmington in a new light.” “The people who will be watching the…

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WC Sexual Assault Line Now Hiring

Wilmington College (WC) is hosting events for National Crimes Victim’s Rights Week. During the week of April 2 to 7, all of the events will be held on campus. WC received a grant in the amount of $1,480 to cover event costs. On Thursday from 7 to 9 PM, It’s On Us hosted the Clothesline Expo, a t-shirt decorating with anti-domestic violence slogans which will hang in The Top for a week. This is to celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Maraya Wahl, intern for the sexual assault hotline, said,…

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